Pakistan constitutional crisis puts top court in the spotlight

A portrait of Imran Khan, Pakistan's prime minister, at a market in Islamabad, Pakistan, on April 5, 2022. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has sparked off a constitutional crisis by dissolving the National Assembly and calling for fresh elections to thwart a no-confidence vote that he was expected to lose. Here is a quick rundown on the crisis.

Last week, Mr Khan lost his parliamentary majority following the defection of allies from his government and a no-confidence vote, scheduled for Sunday (April 4), was set to see him removed from office.

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